Highlander (video game)

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For the Atari Jaguar CD video game, see Highlander: The Last of the MacLeods. For the video game that was cancelled in 2010, see Highlander: The Game.
Developer(s) Canvas (Roy Gibson, Simon Butler, Steven Cain, Martin Calvert)[1]
Publisher(s) Ocean Software Ltd
Platform(s) Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum
Release date(s) 1986
Genre(s) Action, beat-em-up
Mode(s) Single player, multiplayer

Highlander was a video game tie-in to the Highlander franchise. It was released in 1986 by Ocean Software. It was not popular in magazine reviews. Sinclair User gave it two stars of five and called it "a golden turkey". Also giving it the "golden turkey award". The game was described as a bad port of standard fighting games at the time.[2] Crash gave it an overall score of 57% and called it "totally boring and quite unplayable".[3] ZZap64 gave it an overall score of 30% and wrote "This is a real case of a film tie-in rip-off".[4]